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Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

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Address: 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC
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Nice wide mulched trails.

I had such a nice visit to the hemlock bluffs park. I went down the stairs to the creek and saw some pretty old trees for this region. I'm from ohio and there is a park there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I had such a nice visit to the hemlock bluffs park. I went down the stairs to the creek and saw some pretty old trees for this region. I'm from ohio and there is a park there called mohican that has the most amazing hemlock gorge. I loved listening to the Tufted Titmouse call out to another one. That is... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I enjoy taking hikes among the beautiful hardwoods and occasionally birding on some of the trails. There are some nice overlooks. Most trails are easy, while one has some stairs. It can get busy on weekends, though.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

neat visitors center. restrooms and water fountains and water bowel for dogs. walking trails (several loops to choose from) hilly and can be strenuous for those with medical conditions. Walk, Run or just smell the roses. Programs for kids. FREE

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Town of Cary had the foresight to make the bluffs area a park and they have done a marvelous job with the trails. Right now (end of March) there are many native wildflowers blooming in the flood plain area

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I wasn't expecting much but what a nice surprise! Well worth the visit and the time spent walking it. There were a mixture of families, couples, and solo exercisers that were on the paths and it was a great environment to visit.

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Hemlock bluffs is a fun place to hike. The trails are well maintained and there is a nice visitors center with classes available. The park is named for the stand of Hemlock trees that naturally grow here. The trees are further south that typical for this tree. Come see and enjoy some of God's creation. This is a great place... More 

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great trails and the only place in eastern US where the hemlock grows naturally. Lots of nature programs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A "well" kept hideaway in Cary. It feels like you escaped town and went back to nature. They even have a nature center and classes.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is a pretty special place--hemlocks grow on the steep ridge above a creek here, and have been preserved, thank goodness, since it's surrounded by developments. This is an island in the middle of suburban Cary. The walkways are constantly being improved and expanded, you can get a lovely view of the hemlocks and the creek and the bluffs without... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I just moved into a neighborhood right next to this place and it is one of the reasons that we moved here. It is beautiful! Lots of walking trails!

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